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RMU in the News

Thursday, November 1, 2012

A monthly selection of media coverage of Robert Morris University during the previous month.

October 2012

Professor Rex Crawley and the Black Male Leadership Institute were featured in the WQED-TV series "Portrayal & Perception: African American Men and Boys":

RMU earned coverage for its role in a federally funded health care partnership to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations among nursing home patients:

Health care economist Steve Foreman was once again the go-to guy for coverage of the collapsing deal between Highmark and the West Penn Allegheny Health System, and the latter's financial woes:

RMU welcomed delegates from the One Young World conference to campus, and media coverage followed:

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote about University Professor Carl Ross's 80th trip to Nicaragua:

Professors Phil Harold and Anthony Moretti each commented on the first presidential debate for KDKA-TV:

Moretti also appeared on a panel discussion about the election on WQED-TV with professors from Carnegie Mellon, Pitt, and Duquesne. Alas, it is not available online.

The Orlando Sentinel published an op-ed that included prominent mention of RMU economist Brian O'Roark's research into the connection NASCAR and the U.S. economy:,0,3100695.story

Dave Synowka, director of the Sport Management Program, talked to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about the proliferation of female athletic directors:

Pop City wrote about TechNow, held annually by the RMU Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management:



Lowry Happy To Be Back on Field (10/3/12):

Pirl Works His Way Into WR Rotation (10/5/12):

Cleary's Preview: Looking At Saint Francis (10/5/12):

Game Day: RMU at Saint Francis (10/6/12):

Colonials Offense Falters in Loss (10/6/12):

Week 6: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/8/12):

Centofanti Rises to Starting Job (10/10/12):

Thompkins Evolving As Pass Rush Specialist (10/11/12):

Mignogna Stepping Up at Linebacker (10/11/12):

Q&A: Sophomore DE Forrest Mason (10/12/12):

Cleary's Preview: Looking at Bryant (10/12/12):

Game Day: Robert Morris at Bryant (10/13/12):

Bryant Holds Off Robert Morris (10/13/12):

Week 7: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/15/12):

Q&A: WR Coach Bob Morris (10/16/12):

Nearhoof Calls Sack Record Team Achievement (10/17/12):

RMU Vows to Fix Pass Defense (10/18/12):

Cleary's Preview: Looking at CCSU (10/19/12):

Colonials Escape with Win Against CCSU (10/20/12):

Week 8: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/22/12):

Ilkin Gradually Working Way Back (10/25/12):

It Pays to Be Smart, Ask RMU Star (10/25/12):

Dalton, RMU Hoping History Repeats (10/26/12):

Cleary's Preview: Looking at Wagner (10/26/12):

Game Day: RMU at Wagner (10/27/12):

RMU Can't Rally at Wagner (10/27/12):

Week 9: 3 Up, 3 Down (10/29/12):


RMU Skaters Bring Lofty Goals Into Year (10/13/12):

With NHL on hiatus, RMU is Area Hockey's No. 1 Star (10/18/12):

Colonials Assist in Ex-Captains Goal to Beat Cancer (10/18/12):


Meet The Colonials Just Another Toole of the Trade (10/17/12):

NEC Preview: Examining Conference Schedules (10/22/12):

Robert Morris Picked Second in NEC (10/23/12):

NEC Preview: Robert Morris Back on Top? (10/23/12):

RMU Picked Second, Jones All-NEC (10/23/12):

Johnson Focused for Final Season (10/31/12):

Projecting RMU's Non-Conference Schedule (10/31/12):